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Irregular Migration and Invisible Welfare

Authors: Ambrosini, M.

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Focusing on care workers for the elderly, this book examines the paradoxical position of irregular migrants in European society, who are often labelled as 'illegal' residents but who in fact provide much needed, essential support to welfare systems.

About the authors

Maurizio Ambrosini is Professor of Sociology of Migration at the University of Milan, Italy. He has over 150 publications which include his widely adopted textbook, Sociologia Delle Migrazioni.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • Introduction: Irregular Immigration between Political Rejection and Practical Tolerance

    Pages 1-28

    Ambrosini, Maurizio

  • Reasons and Dynamics of Irregular Immigration

    Pages 29-56

    Ambrosini, Maurizio

  • Families in Trouble and Demand for Care Services: The Formation of an Invisible Welfare and the Contribution of Migrants

    Pages 57-96

    Ambrosini, Maurizio

  • Surviving Underground: Resources and Practices of Irregular Migrants in the Care Sector

    Pages 97-162

    Ambrosini, Maurizio

  • Across Borders: Care Work and Family Life

    Pages 163-206

    Ambrosini, Maurizio

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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Hardcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-34316-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Irregular Migration and Invisible Welfare
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Distribution Rights
No distribution rights in Italy
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31432-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137314321
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34316-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 247
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